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2013 Volvo S60 Sedan - Overview

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$31,900 – $46,800 MSRP

$29,986 – $43,992 Invoice

18 / 25 MPG City/Hwy

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Power Circle Ratings

Overall Quality 3.0

Overall Performance and Design 3.0

Predicted Reliability 3.5

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2013 Volvo S60 Sedan

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Overview

What's New for 2013:

  • Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels
  • Standard rain-sensing wipers and headlight washers
  • Tunnel Detection feature for headlights
  • Heated rear-seat option
  • Technology package adds Active High Beam headlights and a Road Sign Information System
  • All-wheel drive available on T5 models
  • S60 T6 includes standard power front passenger seat, power sunroof and Keyless Drive
  • S60 T6 R-Design equipped with larger front brakes

Exterior Features
The 2013 Volvo S60 is sold in T5, T6 AWD, and T6 AWD R-Design model series with Premier, Premier Plus, and Platinum trim levels. The S60 T5 has 17-inch aluminum wheels, heated side mirrors, and a trunk that holds 12 cubic feet of cargo.

Interior Features
Standard is a Volvo Sensus in-dash information screen, along with T-Tec fabric upholstery, power driver's seat, fold-flat front passenger seat, automatic climate control, and a stereo with Bluetooth calling and music streaming, HD radio, satellite radio, and a USB/iPod connection.

Optional Features
Premier trim adds a power sunroof, leather, Keyless Drive, and other features to the S60 T5. Available on the Premier Plus trim are bi-xenon headlights, front and rear park-assist sensors, and a Homelink remote. Platinum trim models include navigation, a reversing camera, and a 650-watt surround-sound system.

Under the Hood
Volvo S60 T5 models have a turbocharged, 2.5-liter, inline 5-cylinder engine creating 250 horsepower and driving the front wheels (FWD). For 2013, an all-wheel drive (AWD) system is optional on the T5.

The S60 T6 AWD has a 300-horsepower, turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline 6-cylinder engine supplying 325 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,100 rpm. The R-Design model is even more powerful, with 325 horsepower and 354 lb.-ft. of torque. Standard on all models is a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual and Sport shift modes.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Volvo S60 are:
  • S60 T5 FWD: 21/30/24 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • S60 T5 AWD: 20/29/23 mpg
  • S60 T6 AWD: 18/25/21 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Volvo S60 is available with several safety technologies in addition to 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, ready-alert braking, Fading Brake Support, adaptive brake lights, traction and stability control, and rain-sensing wipers. City Safety works at low driving speed, automatically braking if a pedestrian or other object is detected in the S60's path. Standard on the R-Design model are active bi-xenon headlights and front and rear park-assist sensors.

Safety options include a blind-spot monitoring system, lane-departure warning system, adaptive cruise control with Queue Assist and Distance Alert, Collision Warning, Pedestrian Detection with Full Auto Brake, Driver Alert Control, Active High Beam headlights, and Road Sign Information technology.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2013 S60 a 5- (out of 5) star overall crash-test rating.

Available Trims for the 2013 Volvo S60 Sedan

  Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
T5 6 speed automatic $31,900 250-hp / 2.5L 5-cyl 21/30
T5 Premier 6 speed automatic $34,100 250-hp / 2.5L 5-cyl 21/30
T5 Premier Plus 6 speed automatic $35,250 250-hp / 2.5L 5-cyl 21/30
T5 Platinum 6 speed automatic $37,950 250-hp / 2.5L 5-cyl 21/30
T6 6 speed automatic $40,650 300-hp / 3.0L 6-cyl 18/25
T6 Premier Plus 6 speed automatic $41,800 300-hp / 3.0L 6-cyl 18/25
T6 R-Design 6 speed automatic $44,100 325-hp / 3.0L 6-cyl 18/25
T6 Platinum 6 speed automatic $44,500 300-hp / 3.0L 6-cyl 18/25
T6 R-Design Platinum 6 speed automatic $46,800 325-hp / 3.0L 6-cyl 18/25

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